With an overall population of 12,057 and a student population of 9,229, approximately 9,229 of El Dorado students attend one of El Dorado's schools that offer hospitality programs.
El Dorado's largest hospitality school is Butler Community College. In 2010, Butler Community College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in hospitality.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a hospitality certificate in El Dorado. Tuition in 2009 at El Dorado's hospitality schools was $10,170 per year for instate students and $11,670 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for hospitality related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board at El Dorado-based hospitality schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,170.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in El Dorado, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 8,720 hospitality professionals in Kansas. Of these hospitality professionals, 1,830 were working in the greater El Dorado area. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 8% in El Dorado. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in El Dorado, you can expect to make an average salary of $19,270 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.